XML Community of Practice (xmlCoP)
  August 17, 2005

Location: Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs Building, 810 Seventh Street, NW, Washington, DC.  To gain entry to the building all attendees, including government employees, must provide the following information in advance of the meeting:  Name, Agency/Organization and Phone Number.  That information should be sent to Martha Williams at or conveyed by phone at 202-305-1868.  Those who wish to participate via teleconference should contact Martha for the number and passcode.

Upon arrival, attendees must provide a picture identification and be escorted to the conference room and, thus, should plan to arrive 20-30 minutes before the meeting.  The closest metro station is Gallery Place on the Red, Yellow & Green Lines.  If the presentations are made available in time, they are posted in advance of each meeting at
9:00 Co-Chairs & Participants
Introductions, Announcements & Comments on Previous Meeting Notes
Welcome & Introductory Remarks
Jim Burch, Deputy Director, Bureau of Justice Assistance
  • Global XML Data Model (GJXDM)
  • Help Desk Support for GJXDM
  • Collaboration on National Information Exchange Model (NIEM)
  • National Sex Offender Public Registry
9:20 Submissions
Owen Ambur, Co-Chair, xmlCoP & Project Manager,
Status Update on XML Naming & Design Rules & Guidelines (NDRG)
Mark Crawford, LMI
Global Justice XML Data Model (GJXDM) Naming & Design Rules
Paul Embley, Global XML Structure Task Force (XSTF)

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